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Ryder System Enterprise Architect in Miami, Florida

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The Enterprise Architect is responsible for the architecture of large projects, which includes the approval of all design deliverables for the project. This role requires extensive experience in architecting and deploying distributed, high volume, mission critical business applications.

Essential Functions

  • Develops, maintains, and communicates processes and standard practices related to the design, development, and implementation of application solutions and patterns

  • Fosters and encourages solution reuse within Business Units and at the Enterprise level

  • Facilitates and enables the integration of applications and business processes using common methods in managing several large projects

  • Develops and maintains conceptual, logical, and physical application architecture, in the research and development, planning, deployment, and training of application technologies, and the retirement of obsolete applications

  • Provides leadership in the logical and physical design of application systems, and ensures design is consistent and well integrated with existing conceptual, logical, and physical application architectures

  • Analyzes and estimates feasibility, costs, time, and resources needed to develop, and implement application systems for several large projects

  • Researches and evaluates software technology, products, solutions and makes recommendations on technology/production introduction, phase out and retirement

  • Develop and maintain the high-level design plan for the overall logical and technical IT architecture

  • Develop practical business solutions, promote consensus and communicate and execute those solutions

  • Provide direction, guidance and definition for enterprise architectures to effectively support the corporate business strategy and develop test methodologies and criteria

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assists in application portfolio management, standards development, maintenance and governance

  • Researches, analyzes, designs, proposal and delivery of appropriate solutions for the business and IT

  • Proactively collaborates across multiple business areas as a visionary to assist and provide direction for future projects

  • Assists in solving complex technical problems

  • Researches emerging technology to develop business solutions that align with enterprise-wide solutions

  • Gain organizational commitment for all high-level infrastructure plans and initiates/participates in projects to evaluate technologies and methods for implementing these plans

  • Provide first-level review of vulnerability assessments

  • Conducts risk and gap analysis

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Performs work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)Able to work well with senior level management

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Articulating/communicating information & ideas to varying audiences and I multiple written styles (persuasive, informative, narrative) in order to negotiate/gain access to information and records

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment

  • Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills

  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices

  • Ability to develop and clearly and effectively communicate sound business cases to executives

  • Ability to lead all aspects of developing the architecture, architecture process, frameworks and best practices

  • Able to oversee the technology integration function to ensure technical alignment across business applications, data management, server, storage and network platform environments

  • Able to provide guidance to the IT support teams as well as providing support to projects requiring the integration of technology solutions


  • Bachelor's degree required in Information Technology, Computer Science, related discipline or equivalent work experience

  • Master's degree preferred IT or related field

  • Ten (10) years or more of relevant IT experience required

  • Ten (10) years or more proven experience in diagnosing, isolating/resolving complex issues, recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems required

  • Ten (10) years or more strong experience with systems integration processes, methodology and tools required

  • Ten (10) years or more proven experience consulting to identify and articulate needs, determine project scoping, creating a plan and estimating project costs, effort and duration required

  • Eight (8) years or more experience with SDLC/SW development processes (RUP, Agile and Waterfall) required

  • Eight (8) years or more experience using analytical skills, tools and techniques to investigate information and to draw conclusions required

  • Eight (8) years or more experience working with enterprise architecture standards, processes & tolls including IT Architecture standards, Technology trends required

  • Relevant technical certification



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Job Category

Enterprise Architecture

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